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Evaluating the economic value of using Vscan
A prospective pilot QI (Quality Improvement) Project was completed assessing the economic impact of the use of Vscan™ pocket-sized ultrasound by attending cardiologists as an adjunct to the standard cardiac physical exam.   ...more
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Vscan demonstrates its utility in augmenting cardiac auscultation, impacting course of treatment
A cooperative study on Vscan in cardiology was conducted by researchers at the Cardiovascular Institute at the University Clinic San Carlos in Madrid, Spain, and in the Cardiology Department of Hospital da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal.   ...more
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Performance of Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse imaging for the staging of liver fibrosis
A systematic review and meta-analysis of pooled patient data were performed to evaluate the overall performance of ARFI for the staging of liver fibrosis.   ...more
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Meta-analysis: ARFI elastography versus transient elastography for the evaluation of liver fibrosis
This meta-analysis compares the diagnostic performance of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) elastography and transient elastography (TE) in the assessment of liver fibrosis.   ...more
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Evaluation of Virtual Touch Tissue Imaging Quantification (VTIQ), a new Shear Wave Velocity Imaging
Purpose: To prospectively evaluate Virtual Touch Tissue Imaging Quantification (VTIQ) as a new elastography method concerning its intra- and inter examiner reliability, its ability to differentiate benign from malignant lesions in comparison to and in combination with B-mode BIRADS® assessment.   ...more
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ShearWave™ Elastography Improves the Assessment of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients
This paper describes the use of ShearWave™ Elastography (SWE™) for the assessment of fibrosis and presents early results of a clinical trial that have been published.   ...more
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A literature review of ShearWave™ Elastography to assess liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis patient
A literature review of ShearWave™ Elastography to assess liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis patient   ...more
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ShearWave™ Elastography - Prostate
ShearWave™ Elastography in the Clinical Workflow. This study was presented at the European College of Radiology in Vienna, Austria   ...more
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ShearWave™ Elastography by Jeremy Bercoff, PhD
An overview of the technology and diagnostic potential for ShearWave Elastography by Jeremy Bercoff, PhD, SuperSonic Imagine   ...more
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Exploring nSIGHT Imaging – a totally new architecture for premium ultrasound
New innovative beamforming technologies are emerging that promise a dramatic increase in imaging performance. These developments elevate ultrasound into a more definitive modality that will potentially expand ultrasound in more diverse roles as well as improve clinical decision support.   ...more
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ShearWave™ Elastography Accurately Assesses Liver Fibrosis in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B
ShearWave™ Elastography in the liver provides an accurate correlation between liver elasticity and liver fibrosis staging, and SWE in the spleen may serve as an ancillary parameter in advanced fibrosis.   ...more
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Tissue Strain Analytics: A Complete Ultrasound Solution for Elastography
Overview of Siemens' Tissue Strain Technologies   ...more
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Clinical Perspectives on iU22 xMATRIX system
Development of the iU22 xMATRIX system has set a high standard for ultrasound imaging. The system’s unique X6-1 xMATRIX transducer technology is able to provide exceptional image quality, with a decreased amount of input required by the sonographer.   ...more
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Saving Time while Increasing Revenue
University of Colorado Hospital increased productivity with efficient protocol driven ultrasound exams.   ...more
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xMATRIX technology: a new trend in renal ultrasound
This article illustrates the principle and clinical impact of recently developed techniques with focus on the xMATRIX imaging of renal lesions.   ...more
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Elastography in evaluation of musculoskeletal abnormalities
Case study presenting findings from ultrasound imaging, strain elastography and MIR in a case of Achilles tendon injury.   ...more
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UltraFast Doppler
UltraFast™ imaging represents an opportunity to overcome existing limitations and create a new paradigm in ultrasound-based flow analysis by merging color Doppler and PW Doppler in one feature: UltraFast™ Doppler.   ...more
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Closer to reality: Unique ultrasound technology supports minimally invasive surgery
Specialized surgical clinic Fleetinsel Hamburg relies on the Z.ONE from ZONARE   ...more
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Immediate Detection of What Counts
The DKD in Wiesbaden (Germany) relies on unique new ultrasound technology from ZONARE   ...more
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ZONARE’S z.one ultra Puts Vascular Labs in the “HOV” Lane
Hybrid Solution of High End Ultrasound Performance and Portability Offers Value and Productivity Benefits to Freestanding and Hospital-based Vascular Labs   ...more
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Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) block
This pdf file from Philips provides a detailed guide to the procedure of ultrasound guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) nerve block.   ...more
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Automated Breast Volume Scanning
Visualization of Mammographically Occult Breast Cancer - Two Cases   ...more
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Tissue Strain Analytics: Principles of Virtual Touch/ARFI
Virtual Touch Tissue Imaging and Quantification on the ACUSON S2000 Ultrasound System   ...more
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Case Study: Elasticity Imaging in Breast Ultrasound
Ultrasound Elasticity in Breast Imaging   ...more
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Poster: Clinical Examples of Siemens eSie Touch Elasticity Imaging
Poster illustrating eSie Touch Elasticity Imaging   ...more
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Tissue Strain Analytics in Liver Assessment
Siemens: Tissue Strain Analytics – A Breakthrough for Ultrasound Liver Examinations.   ...more
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Microcalcification Detection in Breast Ultrasound
A Toshiba Case Study Report   ...more
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Technological review: contrast-enhanced ultrasonography
This paper reviews properties of contrast agents used in ultrasonography and describes their interaction with the ultrasound wave during imaging.   ...more
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Detection and characterisation of focal liver lesions using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography
The unique haemodynamics of the liver provide both opportunities and – in the case of cirrhotic liver – challenges for the differential diagnosis of focal liver lesions using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (US).   ...more
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Guide to Couinaud Segments of the Liver
A beautifully produced one page reference guide to the Couinaud Segments of the liver and their correlation with the traditional lobar segmentation approach. Courtesy of Bracco.   ...more
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From Head to Toe - Use of Advanced Dynamic Flow Color Doppler in Prenatal Ultrasound
This 6 page article by Dr. Robin Schwerdtfeger provides "Head to Toe" examples of application of Toshiba Advanced Dynamic Flow color Doppler. Nice images of fetal Doppler applications and some surprising applications.   ...more
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